Trial begins for accused murderer

Trial begins for accused murderer

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Calvin Sharmand Brooks is on trial in Dougherty County Superior Court for the June 2011 murder of Jerome Walden.

The jury is seated, and opening statements were done Monday.

Brooks is charged with felony murder and aggravated assault in the case, after Demarcus Lewis pled guilty, and Tracey Smith was convicted in connection with Walden's murder.

Walden was beaten to death with a board in 2011.

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